Thursday April 2, 2020

Diamonds still live up to their ‘forever’ slogan

In an increasingly turbulent world, diamonds remain a relatively safe investment

24th January, 2009

In a year that saw disastrous international auction results, the success of 2008 was the sale of the Wittelsbach diamond at Christie’s in London on December 10. The historic 17th century, cushion-shaped, 35.56 carat, blue diamond sold for a staggering €18,704,698, a world record price for a diamond - and indeed for any jewel sold at auction. At some time in our lives many of us will buy, wear, or merely hanker after the world’s...

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